British & Irish Lions
Protecting mental health will be key for Gatland's Lions in South Africa
Warren Gatland says looking after the mental health of his British and Irish Lions players could be his toughest challenge as they...
Nienaber responds to Lions squad announcement, expected to name Bok squad early June
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber expects British & Irish Lions counterpart Warren Gatland to do his homework ahead the three-Test series...
Did 'Vermeulen 4 Vunipola 0' influence Lions' selection shock?
The historical spectre of Duane Vermeulen may well have played a role in juggernaut Billy Vunipola’s Lions 2021 tour snub, writes Rob...
Lions boss Gatland says 'durability' fears key to Sexton's omission
Warren Gatland said concerns over Johnny Sexton's "durability" lay behind one of his "toughest decisions" in omitting the veteran flyhalf...
Intense London, Cape Town studio dissection gets Lions tour juices flowing
Rob Houwing's regular Friday television column ... including his selection of best four weekend viewing attractions.
A step closer: Prime-of-life Kolbe v rising star Rees-Zammit
Cheslin Kolbe pitting his wiles against wunderkind Louis Rees-Zammit could be a cracking feature of the Lions series, writes Rob Houwing.
Van der Merwe cracks nod for Lions tour to SA, Stander misses out
South African-born Duhan van der Merwe earned inclusion in the British & Irish Lions' squad for their tour to South Africa, but there was...
Wales great Alun Wyn Jones named captain as British & Irish Lions name squad for SA tour
Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones has been confirmed as the captain of the British & Irish Lions for their tour to South Africa.
Aiming at heart of beast: Lions stretch 'lock leader' tradition in SA
It’s an unfailing trend since legendary Willie John McBride in 1974: the Lions entrusting a second-rower with their captaincy in South...
All Blacks great sounds warning to Lions: Expect a 'pounding' from Springboks
Legendary former All Blacks captain Sean Fitzpatrick has warned the British & Irish Lions of the physical "pounding" they can expect in...
Notshe desperate to earn British Lions shot: 'If I miss this, I'll never play against them'
Sikhumbuzo Notshe is desperate to play for the Springboks against the British & Irish Lions later this year.
Springbok lock stock in trouble again after RG Snyman suffers fresh setback
Munster on Tuesday confirmed in its latest update that RG Snyman's eagerly awaited return to competitive rugby has stalled due after...
PICTURE | Take a look at the trophy on offer for Springboks v British & Irish Lions
The Springboks and British & Irish Lions will play for a trophy when they meet in a three-Test series later this year.
Alun Wyn Jones set to be named Lions captain on SA tour - UK reports
UK reports are that Welsh captain Alun Wyn Jones is set to be named British and Irish Lions tour captain by head coach Warren Gatland...
SA sports fans back in stadiums? It's a matter of life and death, says Mthethwa
Sports minister Nathi Mthethwa says government will follow the advice of health experts before deciding on when fans will be allowed back...
Lions main squad inclusion would be 'amazing' for Russell
Scotland flyhalf Finn Russell said on Thursday being named in the British and Irish Lions' squad next week would be "amazing".
Massive blow for British Lions as George North ruled out of SA tour: 'Sport can be cruel'
Welsh Test centurion George North will miss the British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa after rapturing his ACL tendons playing for...
Lions reach player release agreement with English clubs
The British & Irish Lions have reached an agreement reached with Premiership Rugby for the release of all players at the conclusion of...
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